Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 3.djvu/65

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PUBLIC LAW 106-117—NOV. 30, 1999 113 STAT. 1583 "(ii) a preparatory course for a test that is required or used for admission to a graduate school; and". SEC. 702. DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY PERIOD FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES COMMISSIONED FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF OFFICER TRAININiG SCHOOL. (a) MEASUREMENT OF PERIOD COUNTED FOR GI BILL ELIGI- BILITY.— Section 3011(f) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by striking "paragraph (2)" and inserting "paragraph (2) or (3)"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(3) This subsection applies to a member who after a period of continuous active duty as an enlisted member or warrant officer, and following successful completion of officer training school, is discharged in order to accept, without a break in service, a commission as an officer in the Armed Forces for a period of active duty.". (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS FOR TIME LIMITATION FOR USE OF ELIGIBILITY AND ENTITLEMENT.— Section 3031 is amended— (1) by redesignating subsection (g) as subsection (h); (2) in subsection (a)— (A) by striking "through (e)" and inserting "through (g)"; and (B) by striking "subsection (g)" and inserting "subsection (h)"; and (3) by inserting after subsection (f) the following new subsection: "(g) In the case of an individual described in section 3011(f)(3) of this title, the period during which that individual may use the individual's entitlement to educational assistance allowance expires on the last day of the 10-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of the Veterans Mille;nnium Health Care and Benefits Act if that date is later than the date that would otherwise be applicable to that individual undei- this section.". (c) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and apply with respect to an individual first appointed as a commissioned officer on or after July 1, 1985. SEC. 703. REPORT ON VETERANS' EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING BENEFITS PROVIDED BY THE STATES. (a) REPORT. —(1) Not later than six months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report on veterans education and vocational training benefits provided by the States. (2) Benefits to be considered to be vet(3rans education and vocational training benefits for the purpose of this section include any education or vocational training benefit provided by a State (including any political subdivision of a State) for which persons are eligible by reason of service in the Armed Forces, including, in the case of persons who died in the Armed Forces or as a result of a disease or disability incurred in the Armed Forces, benefits provided by reason of the service of those persons to their survivors or dependents. (3) For purposes of this section, the term "veteran" includes a person serving on active duty or in one of the reserve components and a person who died while in the active military, naval, or air service. Applicability. Applicability. 38 USC 3011 note. Deadlines. 69-194-01-3:QL3Part3